Applesauce Refresher

applesauce refresher

I love summer!  It’s just a great season for many reasons. 

But in Indiana, it gets hot.  And it gets really humid during the summer here too.

So I have some favorite summertime treats that are a cool and refreshing indulgence.

Have you ever tried frozen grapes?  Such a good snack to have in the heat of the day.

Some of the things I love most about SUMMER:

1.  Sunshine!

2.  Flip-flops

3.  Talking in to fans

4.  Bare feet

5.  Sun tea

6.  Picnics

7.  Swimming

8.  Days at the pool and lake

9.  Raft floating

10.  The smell of sunscreen

11.  Shorts

12.  Tank tops

13.  Sun dresses

14.  Ponytails

15.  Water play

16.  Water parks

17.  Family vacations

18.  Days on the beach

19.  Seashell hunts

18.  Sand castles

19.   Camping

20.  Smore’s

21.  Popsicles

22.  Sparklers

23.  Air conditioning

24.  Night walks

25.  BBQ’s with friends

I am sharing with you another refreshing dessert that is great to eat in the heat of the summer.  And it’s a no-brainer when it comes to putting this recipe together.  Simple ingredients.  Simple preparation.

Applesauce Refresher

24 oz. unsweetened applesauce

1 pkg. sugar-free Jell-o mix in a box, flavor of your choice

1 cup boiling water

Place 1 cup water in microwave safe bowl and heat till boiling.  Add Jell-o mix and stir until dissolved.  Let sit for 30 min. or until cool.  Then stir in applesauce until mixed and place in refrigerator until cool.  Then spoon in to dish, serve, eat and feel refreshed!

I used raspberry flavored gelatin, but you could use any flavor of gelatin.  Strawberry would be good too.

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You can call this a dessert, a treat or a meal.  I could eat it for any of those and all of those.  Plus it’s fat free so I feel no shame in gulping this down.



What is a cool and refreshing treat you enjoy during the summer?

What are your family’s summertime fun favorites?

About TheSceneFromMe

Wife, Foodie, Traveler, Shopaholic. I am a thirty-something tactfully-opinionated nurse living in the Midwest. I believe shopping counts as cardio, tea cannot be too sweet, anything orange (and sparkly!) can cure a bad mood, and no one can have enough clothes, accessories or shoes. I love to bake, indulge in celebrity gossip, cupcakes, reality tv, photography, travel anywhere new or places that I've already graced, spend time with my family and live life the way I am meant to. I am in love with my iPhone, husband and 2 wrinkly shar-peis. Join me on the journey of my candy coated life. Fasten your seatbelts! This is the scene from ME!
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10 Responses to Applesauce Refresher

  1. simplyshaka says:

    This is interesting…..and easy, I like 🙂 I love fro yo in the summertime along with smoothies. My favorite things about summer is going to the beach, my flip flops, long days and bbqs!

  2. That sounds delicious! I do love applesauce 🙂

    Water with lemon or cucumber in it is a summer staple for me!

  3. Jess says:

    I love chilled fruit in the summer, mmmm!!

  4. Wow- I would’ve never thought to do that, but it sounds fantastic and refreshing!

  5. I added this to my must-make list. I have a few boxes of Jello that my son just HAD TO HAVE but never eats when I make it. 🙂

  6. BrittFit says:

    so clever and easy! I love this 🙂

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